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    This site has some photos from about a year and a...

    This site has some photos from about a year and a half ago.

    Stuff ages quickly in that environment.

    http://anarky-kulture.blogspot.com/2013/03/river-queenss-shasta1922.html
  2. I've been back to Falls City a couple of times......

    I've been back to Falls City a couple of times...

    and picked up a dvd documentary regarding the history and demise of Valsetz from the Falls City store.

    I met some of the former Valsetzians at...
  3. Thread: RIP Davey Jones

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    The Monkees were fun.

    and I always enjoyed the incongruity of Jimi Hendrix serving as their opening act.
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    Since its been over ten years, I think I'm going...

    Since its been over ten years, I think I'm going to have to unpack my truck, and stop waiting by the phone.

    Only $20,000, with terms available... what a deal!
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    Thanks...

    but the vehicle officially belongs to my wife, and I try to pretend it's not really there.
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    The above was intended as a response to: The...

    The above was intended as a response to:

    The wagons had to stop at the Columbia, as the canyon walls came right down to the river at that time. Not sure if it was around the Dalles or not. But...
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    some of the lives lost occurred at the Cascade...

    some of the lives lost occurred at the Cascade rapids. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5355T

    The Cascades of the Columbia are thought to have served as...
  8. I wasn't really all that disappointed.

    I've got a couple of friends in that area, and this also gave me an opportunity to revisit some places and enjoy some of the coast range country.

    I had looked at the google map and everything...
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    The photos are great. My wife's family lived in...

    The photos are great.
    My wife's family lived in and around Long Creek.
    We stopped by the town a few years ago and chatted with the locals in the cafe, we ended up in a cool Victorian home...
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    We need to start a support group for drivers of minivans.

    Non-minivan drivers have no idea of the isolation and pain we feel... when we are forced to drive these symbols of bland soulless suburbia.
  11. I suggest reconsidering a mad rush to the (ghost) town of Valsetz Oregon...

    My raison d'etre last summer was to revisit Valsetz.

    I hadn't been there since it was a real live town...but since I personally own an embossed Valsetz plastic coffee cup, purchased from the old...
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    Cremation seems nice enough...

    and there is a lot to be said for green burial... But here I am, just rattling on about a subject that has nothing to do with ghost towns.


    Apologies.
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    The museum mentioned above...

    has a website with some listings: http://philipsburgmt.com/ghost_towns

    I just made a quick trip through a swatch of Montana last weekend, from Portland to Spokane to Helena to pick up a vehicle....
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    I've talked with several people from Valsetz...

    I've talked with several people from Valsetz Oregon.

    This is an town website that may facilitate some communication, the actual town is gone.

    http://valsetz.homestead.com/
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    Your finance...

    and fiancÚ?

    That's a winning combination!
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    Here are some older photos of the town..

    http://photos.salemhistory.net/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=all&CISOBOX1=kent+oregon&CISOFIELD1=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOROOT=all
  17. The depot is gone from the old location. A...

    The depot is gone from the old location.

    A couple of local people indicated that it had been moved to be used as a backyard cottage, to the "fancy schmancy house" down the street.

    I believe...
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    That's a pity...

    I performed in Nashville* back in the seventies...



    (*Nashville, Oregon)
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    I accidentally posted the link without context. ...

    I accidentally posted the link without context.

    The owner has a current ad on Seattle's craigslist selling wood from a building in Cripple Creek.

    If you're quick you could try to contact her...
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    http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mat/1764770829.h...

    http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mat/1764770829.html
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    I appreciate the recommendations...

    Amazon has lightened my wallet to the tune of $100.
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    I mentioned this one before...The Man in the Cave...

    I mentioned this one before...The Man in the Cave by Colin Fletcher.

    The author stumbles upon a cave in the 1960's and spends a couple of decades piecing together the history of the man that...
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    Has anyone else...not been thrilled with Avatar?

    ...once the excitement of viewing giant 3d space-monkeys wears off?
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    The building looks like it has been taken for...

    The building looks like it has been taken for granite.
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    books

    Yesterday I finished reading "The man from the cave" by Colin Fletcher.

    Pretty cool stuff.

    In the 1960'sThe author found a cave in Nevada containing belongings from a prospector that had...
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